As the recent “General Consensus on Peace Dialogue” in Kuala Lumpur set out to facilitate forthcoming high-level negotiation between the Thai state and the insurgent group Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) has been perceived as fairly successful, the immediate security impact on the ground still begs the question.
EU-Project: Policy Option Submission
“The option will be employed as a manuscript to the draft of the new model of legislation ‘the Justice Fund Act’” Justice Minister, Pracha Promnok gave a bold statement to support the future amendments of the fund as proposed by the research team.
More than 50 high school students from four rural provinces of Thailand presented their projects on civic education in a joint forum in Bangkok. Over the past months they participated together in programmes by KAS-partner IPPS promoting civic education in schools. The students expressed their views on a participatory democracy in mind mappings and other pictures. During their [...]
Dialogue towards Conflict Resolution
Prof. Dr. Amara Pongsapich, Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission of Thailand (left) gave the keynote address to this event on June 27, 2012 and highlighted cases brought to her commission in relation to the conflict in Southern Thailand.
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50 Years of International Cooperation
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Constitutional Court Justice Chalermpon Ake-Uru chaired the seminar with KAS Thailand on the Constitutional Complaint Procedure by Citizens. Clauspeter Hill, Head of KAS Office Thailand gave the presentation on the Complaint Procedure to the Federal Constitutional Court in Germany.
Visit of German Vice-Minister of Defense
Parliamentary State Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Defense from Germany met with leaders of KAS partner Cross-Culture-Foundation, Somchai Homloar and Pornpen Khongkachornkiet to echange views on the current political situation here.
A Step to Acquire Administrative Justice
The Office of the Administrative Courts (OAC) held the seminar on the topic of "Legal State Development" in Srisaket Province, northeastern Thailand. Attendees are villagers having got together to be advised of OAC's duties and recognised about their own rights to access the administrative justice.
KAS country representatives based in the region Asia and Pacific and staff from the headquarter in Berlin came together from 3rd to 7th March 2012 in Chiang Mai to hold the „Neue Herausforderungen für die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in der Region Asien und Pazifik“. Thereby they discussed the objectives and the positioning of KAS for the next few years as well as they spoke about the results of their work in years past.
KAS Partner and Alumni Roundtable
The main partners of KAS Thailand and some of its alumni discussed about policies on social responsibility and environment protection. Activities in year 2012 will focus on those topics.